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Garifuna land rights abuses persist in Honduras, despite court ruling

Allegations widen against Indonesian palm oil giant Astra Agro Lestari

Environmental agents intensify strike amid record fires in Brazil

Revealed: Illegal cattle boom in Arariboia territory in deadliest year for Indigenous Guajajara

2 years after Bruno & Dom’s murders, Amazon region still rife with gangs

Activists decry latest arrests of East African oil pipeline opponents

Brazil police raid Amazon carbon credit projects exposed by Mongabay

Cambodian companies tied to abuses promoted by UN program, rights group alleges

Can Vietnam’s forests survive the spread of acacia and eucalyptus plantations? (commentary)

Fishers left with no land, no fish, in fire sale of Cambodian coast

Narco activity takes heavy toll on Colombia’s protected forests, satellite data show

New bill to expand farmlands in the Amazon may derail Brazil’s green efforts

Bird populations are mysteriously declining at an Amazon park in Ecuador & beyond

Indigenous leader’s killer is convicted in Brazil, but tensions over land remain

‘Our rights are on trial in Brazil’: Interview with Indigenous movement pioneer Brasílio Priprá

New ban threatens traditional fishers in Brazil’s Mato Grosso state

Goldman Prize honors Brazilian investigation linking JBS & deforestation

Amid record-high fires across the Amazon, Brazil loses primary forests

Activists file last-gasp suit as Indonesia fails again to pass Indigenous bill

A web of front people conceals environmental offenders in the Amazon

Mexico’s avocado industry harms monarch butterflies, will U.S. officials act? (commentary)

Brazil boosts protection of Amazon mangroves with new reserves in Pará state

Snack giant PepsiCo sourced palm oil from razed Indigenous land – investigation

Protected areas bear the brunt as forest loss continues across Cambodia

World Bank’s IFC under fire over alleged abuses at Liberian plantation it funded

Resort in Philippines’ protected Chocolate Hills sparks uproar, probes

Under the shadow of war in the DRC, a mining company acts with impunity

Fanned by El Niño, megafires in Brazil threaten Amazon’s preserved areas

Indonesian nickel project harms environment and human rights, report says

In the Brazilian outback, the half-century Kapinawá struggle for sacred ground

Grassroots efforts and an Emmy-winning film help Indigenous fight in Brazil

Lula’s ambitious green agenda runs up against Congress’s agribusiness might

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